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Competition and Service (Utilities) Act 1992

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56Short title, commencement and extent, etc

(1)This Act may be cited as the Competition and Service (Utilities) Act 1992.

(2)Section 54 and subsections (1) to (5) of this section shall come into force on the passing of this Act but otherwise this Act shall come into force on such date as may be appointed by order made by the Secretary of State.

(3)Different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Act and for different purposes.

(4)The following provisions of this Act do not extend to Scotland—

(a)sections 26 to 36;

(b)sections 39 to 47;

(c)sections 50 to 52;

(d)section 53(2) to (4); and

(e)Schedules 1 and 2, so far as they affect any enactment which does not extend to Scotland.

(5)The following provisions of this Act extend to Northern Ireland—

(a)sections 1 to 10, 49 and 54;

(b)subsections (1) to (4), this subsection and, so far as is necessary to give effect to paragraph (c), subsection (6); and

(c)Schedule 1, so far as it amends any enactment which extends to Northern Ireland.

(6)The minor and consequential amendments set out in Schedule 1 shall have effect.

(7)The repeals set out in Schedule 2 shall have effect.

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